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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Two Octagons: Vigilance, Beneficence.", ca. 1813

type: Drawing

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Vertical rectangle. Top: Vigilance shown seated between two putti raising lamp with right hand, holding something indistinct in left hand. Caption written above in black chalk: "Vigilanza." Bottom: Beneficence shown seated and holding two cornucopiae helped by two putti. Caption: " beneficenza." Small part of another drawing at left edge. Verso: small parts of two pen sketches. Left edges of left row sketches on reverse of -3394. Captions as in 1901-39-3260. On reverse 1901-39-3260part of pen sketch similar to this. Variant 1901-39-3393.


Felice Giani


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